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Peggy Davies Named Acting President of PLMA

The board of directors of the Private Label Manufacturers Association, New York, has named Peggy Davies acting president of the Association. Her appointment follows the death of Brian Sharoff, president, who passed away last month after a brief illness. Since 2016, Davies served as PLMA vp of association relations. Davies joined PLMA as vp in […]

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This year’s convention of the National Frozen & Refrigerated Foods Association ( is still set for Oct. 19-20, but it will be a virtual event because of ongoing uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. The announcement was made June 1 by Skip Shaw, president and CEO of the Harrisburg, Pa.-based association. “With more flexibility, lower registration […]

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Brian Sharoff, President of PLMA, Dies at 77

Brian Sharoff, president of the Private Label Manufacturers Association, died on Saturday, May 23, after a brief illness. He was 77. A private service for Brian will be held Tuesday, May 26, 2020 from 11:45 AM to 12:45 PM at Mount Hebron Cemetery, 130-04 Horace Harding Expressway, Flushing, New York 11367. Fond memories and expressions […]

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Smithfield Hit with False Advertising Suit

WASHINGTON, May 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The Organic Consumers Association today announced that it has sued Smithfield Foods for falsely advertising Smithfield pork products as the “safest” U.S. pork products. The complaint was filed on behalf of OCA by Richman Law Group in D.C. Superior Court, under the D.C. Consumer Protection Procedures Act. “Consumers are unlikely to know that the USDA […]

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TWIX® Cookies & Creme Ice Cream Bars are packed with creamy vanilla ice cream mixed with chocolate cookie pieces, topped with crunchy chocolate cookies.

Twix Rolls Out Cookies & Creme Ice Cream Bar

HACKETTSTOWN, N.J., May 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Mars has rolled out TWIX® Cookies & Creme Ice Cream Bar, inspired by the TWIX Cookies & Creme Chocolate Candy Bar. It features creamy vanilla ice cream mixed with chocolate cookie pieces, topped with crunchy chocolate cookies. The ice cream bars are available nationwide at mass, grocery and […]

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Functional Frozen Fruit Bars

New York-based Beyond Better Foods brings its Enlightened brand ( from the low-cal/low-sugar ice cream category to the frozen fruit bar segment with its new Fruit Infusions. Billed as the first-ever functional frozen fruit bars, the naturally sweetened pops are infused with beneficial adaptogens and contain up to 80% less sugar than other fruit bars […]

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Globally Inspired Vegetarian Entrees

Petaluma, Calif.-based Amy’s Kitchen ( debuts four “globally inspired” vegetarian entrees made with organic ingredients. All good sources of protein, they include gluten-free Indian Inspired Vegetable Pakoras made with organic basmati rice in a savory yogurt curry sauce; gluten-free Greek Inspired Red Rice & Veggies made with organic veggies and rice with feta in a […]

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Light Ice Cream Pops

Building on the success of its mini pops, Le Mars, Iowa-based Halo Top ( rolls out even bigger Halo Top Pops so consumers can enjoy its light ice cream on the go — no spoon required. Made from ultra-filtered skim milk, the frozen treats come in three flavors: Mint Chip, Sea Salt Caramel and newcomer […]

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